Design talks: D+B agency on redesigning Radisson Blu Lyon

It took a while but it was definitely worth the wait: Radisson Blu Hotel Lyon, located at the top of the iconic Tour Crayon, has finally reopened its doors after three years of renovations. Not only the view from up there is breathtaking - the stylish interior designed by D+B agency is just as impressive.

A new design hotel

The revamped hotel presents itself in a completely new atmosphere and with a brand new design concept, inspired by the sky, its colors, and its lights.The creative minds behind it all are interior architects Sandra Demuth and Caroline Béné-Combes, and here they give you a look behind the scenes of the project:

The two designers completely rethought each aspect of the property. From the rooms, which now display decorations in gold and purple, to the meeting spaces and the panoramic bar and restaurant, all materials were carefully selected. And some of the pieces of furniture were even designed especially for the hotel, as is the case, for example, with the armchairs in the lobby. While their color reflects to the Blu brand, the shape is comfortable and relaxing. Like nearly all of the furniture, they’re made out of walnut wood.

Radisson Blu Hotel Lyon

Completely new spaces

Another stand-out part is the Celest Bar and Restaurant, a relaxing but at the same time elegant space dominated by copper colors. The light fixtures on the ceiling were inspired by constellations - which is why the restaurant is called “Celest”! The final touch: an artsy neon lights installation in the lobby that can change color and lighting patterns.

Radisson blu Lyon lobby and restaurant

Watch the full interview with the design duo, or discover other innovative renovation projects such as the one led by Jaime Beriestain in Nice.

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